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Kartar Singh Duggal
Kartar Singh Duggal (born 1917) has to his credit twenty-two collections of short stories, ten novels, two collections of poetry, seven plays, more than fifty short plays, an autobiography in two volumes and several works of literary criticism. K.S. Duggal has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan, the Soviet Land Nehru Award and Punjabi Sahitya Akademi's Sarva-Saresht Sahityakar Award for the totality of his contribution to Indian literature besides the National Academy of Letters Award for short stories, the Ghalib Award for drama, the Bhasha Parishad Award for fiction and the Bhai Mohan Singh Award for autobiography. Shri Duggal was conferred the degree of D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) by the Punjabi University in 1994 and nominated as a member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in 1997. Having served as Director, All India Radio, Director, National Book Trust, and Adviser (Information) in the Planning Commission of India, he is currently devoted exclusively to literary activity.